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- ItemABA Online Credit Increase A Step In The Right Direction(Law360, 2018-09-04) Pritikin, MartinThe ABA recently raised its limits on online learning from one-sixth to one-third of total credits. While this is a step in the right direction, it does not go nearly far enough, and the legal profession remains far behind other disciplines in terms of its embrace of technological innovation.
- ItemAre Law School Curriculums Preparing Students to Succeed?(Cypress Magazines, 2018-05-08) Pritikin, MartinAfter decades of calls for reform in legal education, many law schools are still not doing as much as they could to prepare students for practice. Law schools should change their hiring and promotion priorities and incentives, and regulators should encourage more flexibility and experiential innovation in legal curricula.
- ItemAutomation in the Legal Industry: How Will It Affect Recent Law School Grads?(Cypress Magazines, 2018-03-07) Pritikin, MartinDespite concerns that artificial intelligence will make lawyers obsolete, it is far more likely that it will shift their role and help make them more productive.
- ItemCalifornia Bar Exam Disaster: Why it Happened and What to Do About It(Cypress Magazines, 2019-01-09) Pritikin, MartinStatewide results of the July 2018 California were disappointing. While the obvious culprit would seem to be law schools admitting unprepared students, a rigorous study showed that other factors account for the bulk of the decline.
- ItemCalifornia’s New Frontier: Accreditation of Distance Learning Law Schools(Cypress Magazines, 2019-07-23) Pritikin, MartinThe State Bar of California recently became the first accrediting body to open a path to full accreditation of online law schools, which has the potential to begin a transformation within the field of legal education.
- ItemContinuing Legal Education A Year in Review: Analysis and Recommendations(2014) Jamison, ShaunContinuing legal education (CLE) is one way to help lawyers stay current with substantive law, skills, and prepare for potentially dramatic and fast moving changes to the practice of law. This paper examines one year of continuing legal education approved for credit in Minnesota. While Minnesota attorneys enjoy access to over 10,000 CLE courses in a variety of timely topics, there are opportunities to improve. In order to best address the rapid and dramatic change in the legal field, a more favorable regulation of law office management CLEs is required. More flexible regulation and partnerships between CLE providers, bar associations, law schools, and businesses will enable lawyers to better gain and maintain practical skills.
- ItemCreating a National Data Privacy Law(CPO Magazine, 2018-12-08) Jamison, ShaunThe United States lacks a cohesive data privacy law. Presently U.S. law is a combination of federal sectoral laws and state laws. With the growing interest from consumers, tech companies, media, and politicians, there may finally be enough momentum to pass a federal law.
- ItemCreating a National Data Privacy Law for the United States(Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 2019) Jamison, ShaunThe United States (U.S.) lacks a cohesive data privacy law. This article will examine the need for a national data privacy law, challenges to creating a national privacy law, and possible paths forward to a national privacy law.
- ItemGet Social, But Stay Ethical(Attorney at Law Magazine, 2016-06-11) Jamison, ShaunYou and your clients must have a social media presence to protect your reputation, your position in the marketplace and to grow your businesses and careers. However, there are risks. As you jump in or continue using social media, it is important to understand the risks your clients’ use of social media provides, advice for ethically communicating legal services to prospective clients and common mistakes lawyers make when using social media.
- ItemIs the Uniform Bar Exam Creating Underprepared Lawyers?(Cypress Magazines, 2019-05-13) Pritikin, MartinWhile there has been concern that law school graduates taking the Uniform Bar Exam are less prepared for practice than those who took state-specific bar exams, other factors are more likely at play.
- ItemIt’s Time to Expand Online Legal Education(eSchoolMedia & eCampus News, 2018-07-31) Pritikin, MartinA recent proposal by the ABA to increase the number of credits that law schools may offer online doesn’t go nearly far enough.
- ItemLaw and Technology: No Longer Optional Partners(CIO Review, 2014-12) Jamison, Shaun; Cooper, JamesFive ways law firms can use technology to meet the expectations of clients in the new economy.
- ItemLegal Incubators Can Help New Lawyers And Society(Law360, 2017-08-07) Pritikin, MartinMillions of Americans are in need of affordable legal services. Thousands of law school graduates need experience and a way to pay off their loans. Legal incubators can help them both at the same time.
- ItemLegal Incubators Help New Solo Practitioners Overcome Hurdles(Attorney at Work, 2017-07-10) Pritikin, MartinLegal incubators can bridge the gap for new solo practitioners by helping them to reduce overhead, providing training on the mechanics of operating a law practice, and giving access to both mentors and clients. Technology holds the promise of expanding the reach of such incubators.
- ItemPeople are Flocking to Law School Again. Will There Be Jobs?(Cypress Magazines, 2018-10-09) Pritikin, MartinAfter a number of years of declines nationwide, law school applications are finally starting to rebound. But the legal profession still fails to address the large swaths of society that need legal representation but cannot afford it. This harms not only those would-be clients, but the law school graduates who could serve them.
- ItemPreparing to Practice: How Incubators Help Law Students Pave Their Own Way(Cypress Magazines, 2018-09-11) Pritikin, MartinLegal incubators not only promote affordable legal services, but provide law school graduates with critical training both in the practice of law and the business of opening and operating a law firm.
- ItemTop 5 steps for a bicyclist involved in a crash(ALM, 2017-07-21) Jamison, ShaunThis article offers helpful tips for dealing with an auto/bicycle collision.
- ItemUtah's Online Dispute Platform is Streamlining Small Claims(Law360, 2019-05-05) Pritikin, MartinUtah has piloted a potentially groundbreaking program that allows small claims litigants to have their disputes negotiated or adjudicated entirely online.
- ItemWe Need A Cybersecurity Framework For Law Firms(Law360, 2018-03-28) Jamison, ShaunIn order to enable lawyers to best meet the challenges posed by cyber risks, this article proposes state bars pass rules that adopt a cybersecurity framework to be developed by a national group with appropriate stakeholders and experts.