The right to a fair trial means cutting the funding of cultural reports will simply shift the burden. Lawyers will find other ways to put the same information before a judge.
From case prospects to bail decisions, law firms are in the early stages of an AI revolution.
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AI tools are intended to expand access to the law, but they could open up new divides.
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The scandal and its aftermath point to a systemic failure of police accountability. Such failure is fertile soil for police corruption and makes a repeat of the scandal entirely possible.
Increases in the number of women lawyers does not equate institutional change in the legal profession.
Philanthropic investments must support the capacity of women in law and leadership.
City of London bankers and executives at the annual Lord Mayor’s dinner in Mansion House, 2018.
My research suggests City firms’ efforts to deliver more equal representation at the top have not worked because they were never meant to.
Barristers may be set to swap their wigs for electroencephalograms.
Neurotechnology could mean law firms soon track ‘billable units of attention’ rather than billable hours.
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Ongoing strike action by criminal barristers could disrupt trials until demands for better pay are met.
Bob Odenkirk’s portrayal of Saul Goodman over two different TV series has been a fascinating journey.
The end of the TV show ‘Better Call Saul’ wraps up the story of Saul Goodman. A clinical neuropsychologist analyzes the character’s progression from a small-time con man to a ‘criminal’ lawyer.
A brainy machine? Shakey, the world’s first AI-based robot.
It’s time we stopped using the brain as shorthand for machines
Criminal barristers are striking over pay.
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The barrister strike is about more than pay – with women and ethnic minorities leaving the profession, the entire justice system is at stake.
There have been major demographic shifts in the profile of Ghana’s lawyers.
The present state of legal education in Ghana cannot be discussed without understanding its beginings.
As the Law Society recently reported, legal aid in New Zealand is ‘on life support’. Urgent action is required to avoid the justice gap becoming a chasm.
A St. Louis woman is evicted from her home.
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Studies show that tenants facing eviction who have a lawyer are a lot less likely to lose their home.
Unlike other professions dealing with human trauma, criminal lawyers are very rarely offered psychological support. New research aims to learn how best to improve this.
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Lawyers were thought to be mostly immune from the coming AI revolution, but two legal experts explain why jobs that rely on human ingenuity can still be affected.
Given the observed and anticipated growth of telemedicine since the beginning of the pandemic, it would be a good idea to clarify and co-ordinate the rules applicable to it in Canada.
The legal uncertainty surrounding telemedicine services is not without consequences. Patients may not have access to public protection remedies.
Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani alleges election fraud during a news conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters, Nov. 19, 2020, in Washington.
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When it comes to election fraud claims, watch what the lawyers do, not what the politicians say.
The jury at the Weinstein trial will have to check their biases about consent.
As the Harvey Weinstein trials start, a psychology scholar explains why jurors may be biased on the question of consent. While the situations examined in these studies are not equivalent to sexual assault, they illustrate a pervasive psychological bias.
Facebook recently disabled some ads on its site making dubious claims about Truvada.
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Facebook began blocking ads that linked Truvada and other HIV-related drugs to severe bone and kidney damage based on claims made in lawsuits.