Amanda Huff Brown, 2015-2016 student practitioner in the Technology and Legal Innovation Clinic, was just selected as the American Bar Association Center for Innovation’s Microsoft Next-Gen Fellow!
Amanda will spend the next year in residence at Microsoft Headquarters in Redmond, Washington leading the development of legal technology projects that aim to increase access to justice and improve the practice of law as a whole.
More information about the fellowship here
Tech-savvy law students were last week invited to pursue careers delivering legal services via technology businesses instead of the conventional route of joining a legal firm, at a meeting of IT executives committed to establishing London as a global hub for lawtech start-ups.
Today, closed, proprietary software can put you in prison or even on death row. And in most U.S. jurisdictions you still wouldn’t have the right to inspect it. In short, prosecutors have a Volkswagen problem. [Read More]
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I am not alone in being excited about the possibilities of a distributed, permanent file system for the web. Decentralizing the web will lessen the influence of big content aggregators and promote the free and easy exchange of ideas. There are many entrants in the distributed web field (Maidsafe and Storj, for example), but IPFS has the advantage of actually having a client I can download and use now.