Suffolk University Law School to Host “Hackcess to Justice” Competition

The American Bar Association Journal has organized a two-day competition called “Hackcess to Justice” scheduled to take place August 7-8, 2014  at Suffolk Law School. The competition is open to lawyers, law students, developers, coders and others interested in improving access to justice through technology. Participants must work in a team  to devise a technology enabled solution to one of the five areas outlined in the Legal Services Corporation report. The top three hacks will be awarded a total of $3,000 in cash prizes.

For more information, check out the ABA Journal or the official Hackcess to Justice website.

Topics: Grants & Competitions; Technology Trends

July 28, 2014 at 4:25 pm Leave a comment

Marc Greenbaum interviewed on NPR’s All Things Considered

Marc Greenbaum was interviewed on NPR’s All Things Considered regarding the Market Basket uprising. To listen to the full interview click here.

Topics: Faculty in the News; Labor & Employment Law

July 28, 2014 at 3:54 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth Sixth Annual Conference on Internet Search and Innovation

The Searle Center on Law, Regulation and Economic Growth is issuing a call for original research papers for their Sixth Annual Conference on Internet Search and Innovation. The conference will be held at the Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, IL and will run from 12:00 pm on Thursday, June 4, 2015 to 3:00 pm on Friday, June 5, 2015. The conference will cover academic work on Internet search and innovation, and the discussion will examine related public policy issues in antitrust, regulation, and intellectual property.

Papers for the conference should be submitted to searlecenter@law.northwestern.edu by February 2, 2015.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Technology Law

July 25, 2014 at 4:59 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth Eighth Annual Conference on Innovation Economics

The Searle Center on Law, Regulation and Economic Growth is issuing a call for original research papers for their Eighth Annual Conference on Innovation Economics. The conference will be held at the Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, IL and will run from 9:00 am on Thursday, June 18, 2015 to 3:00 pm on Friday, June 19, 2015. The goal of this conference is to provide a forum where economists and legal scholars can gather with Northwestern’s own faculty to present and discuss high quality research relevant to intellectual property (IP) protection, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Papers for the conference should be submitted to searlecenter@law.northwestern.edu by February 9, 2015.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Intellectual Property Law; Law & Economics.

 

July 25, 2014 at 4:51 pm Leave a comment

Calls for Papers: The Business Lawyer

The Editorial Board of The Business Lawyer is soliciting submission of articles and essays for Volume 70. The Business Lawyer is the flagship scholarly journal of the American Bar Association Section of Business Law, reaching 40,000 readers on a quarterly basis. Authors must submit exclusively to the journal and submissions are peer-reviewed. Authors are generally given a response in about two weeks.

Articles should be submitted to Diane Babal, Production Manager, at diane.babal@americanbar.org. Questions about submissions can be addressed to Associate Editor-in-Chief, Professor Gregory Duhl, at gregory.duhl@wmitchell.edu.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for papers; Business Law

 

July 21, 2014 at 5:06 pm Leave a comment

Calls for Papers: 2015 Law & Informatics Symposium on Digital Evidence

The Northern Kentucky Law Review and NKU Chase College of Law seek submissions for the Fourth Annual Law & Informatics Symposium on February 26 & February 27, 2015. The conference will focus on an interdisciplinary exploration of digital information in the courtroom, including the importance of insuring that such information is reliable, resilient, and uncompromised. The Northern Kentucky Law Review will review, edit, and publish papers from the symposium in the 2015 Spring Symposium issue.

Submit a title and abstract of 500-1000 words or draft paper through http://bit.ly/1m7S6OE by September 1, 2014

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for papers; Conferences and Symposia; Evidence.

July 21, 2014 at 5:01 pm Leave a comment

David Yamada quoted in Boston Globe editorial

David was quoted in Workplace bullying is real, but lawmakers must respond carefully. To read the full editorial, click here.

Topics: Faculty in the News

July 21, 2014 at 2:42 pm Leave a comment

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