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Wednesday, January 31, 2018 @ 8:39 AM

Hi-Tech: Evaluating and improving a lawyer’s technology competence | Luigi Benetton

Helping lawyers get up to speed on the technology they need to use starts with honesty about what they need. Several organizations offer approaches to help lawyers get the technology competence they’re expected to have. ... [read more]

Tuesday, January 09, 2018 @ 11:21 AM - Last Updated: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 @ 3:18 PM

First live webcast of treaty case advances reconciliation, public’s access to trials Joe Arvay

The Ontario Superior Court has ordered what is believed to be the first gavel-to-gavel live streaming and archiving of a full trial. ... [read more]

Thursday, January 04, 2018 @ 1:42 PM

Companies move forward in Ontario AI Legal Challenge

Six startup technology companies have made it past the first round of judges at the Ontario AI Legal Challenge. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 03, 2018 @ 2:23 PM

Three technologies that will shake up the legal world in 2018 Carla Swansburg

The cloud, blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) are the technologies predicted to play the biggest role in the legal world this year. ... [read more]

Tuesday, January 02, 2018 @ 3:00 PM

Artificial intelligence to make legal tech breakthrough in 2018: experts Michael Power

Experts expect 2018 to be the year that artificial intelligence (AI) makes its presence truly felt in the Canadian legal world. ... [read more]

Thursday, December 28, 2017 @ 10:56 AM

Lawyers need to get comfortable with digital evidence Michael Mulligan

Even though technology is all around us — from cell phones to computers to always listening personal digital assistants in our homes — it doesn’t mean everybody has an equal understanding of how digital information is created and stored and accessed, and that includes lawyers. ... [read more]

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 11:18 AM

Hotline created to report abuse and illegal activities in sports Dale Sheehan

An independent body wants to hear about bad behaviour in sports. ... [read more]

Thursday, December 21, 2017 @ 12:39 PM

Law firms must embrace IT innovations, CBA conference told Andrew Arruda

Lawyers have nothing to fear from artificial intelligence (AI) or innovative legal management technologies. ... [read more]

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 @ 11:20 AM

Actors add authenticity to legal training Meredith Heinrich

Lisa wants a divorce. ... [read more]

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 @ 1:57 PM

Technology, entrepreneurship will set Ryerson law school apart, provost says Michael Benarroch

Ryerson University is gearing up to open a law school focused on innovation in either September 2019 or 2020, as the Federation of Law Societies of Canada has granted the school’s law program preliminary approval. ... [read more]