Jan 25, 2018

Professor Aaron Wright spoke to Legaltech News about the development of blockchain technology, its impact on the legal industry and what he sees for the future.


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Jan 25, 2018

Professor Aaron Wright spoke to Legaltech News about the development of blockchain technology, its impact on the legal industry and what he sees for the future.

When asked how he sees blockchain-powered legal technology actually being used in law firms and legal departments, Wright said, “In terms of when the technology will be adopted, I think this is a 20-year adoption curve much like with the internet. We’re right at the beginning of it, and over the first four or five years we’re going to see the first use cases emerge with blockchain technology.

Jan 25, 2018

Professor Lindsay Nash co-authored an opinion piece in The New York Daily News titled “Get ICE out of NY’s Courtrooms.”

Nash argues that the Trump administration policy that encourages Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers to roam the halls of state courthouses, with the goal of targeting and arresting immigrants attending to official court business, is unconstitutional.

Jan 25, 2018

On January 24, 2018, Professor Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum gave a talk and workshop on indigenous land rights through an atrocity prevention lens at the Federal University of Grande Dourados, Faculty of Law, Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. On January 25 she spoke before all of the leadership in a meeting of the Guarani-Kaiowa chiefs in Dourados. 

Jan 23, 2018

January 23, 2018 - Professor Kate Shaw's research into the U.S. Supreme Court practice of inviting amici to brief and argue is cited in an article in Empirical SCOTUS. The writeup titled The Invitation List mentions and links to Professor Shaw's article Friends of the Court: Evaluating the Supreme Court's Amicus Invitations.

Jan 22, 2018

The discussion about President Trump’s tweets, their intent and impact, continues and Professor Kate Shaw commented to BuzzFeed News about the issue.

“There's an emerging consensus that where the President's words might go to the President's intent, they're fair game in cases in which the challenge alleges some impermissible intent on the part of the President,” Professor Shaw told BuzzFeed News in an email.

Jan 19, 2018

Not many Hollywood films are made immediately in response to the outcome of a presidential election. But that is what Steven Spielberg and Amy Pascal have done. They made the film The Post in response to President Donald Trump’s intense, repetitive, and vicious attacks on the legitimacy of the American press.

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