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I often write articles and blog posts for other outlets and am going to post a round up here from time to time (but won’t include my weekly Daily Record articles in the round up since I re-publish them to this blog in full). Here are my posts and articles since March: A 21st-century system for a 21st-century firm: What to know about VoIP phone systems – ABA Journal Move to a paperless law firm
I often write articles and blog posts for other outlets and am going to post a round up here from time to time (but won’t include my weekly Daily Record articles in the round up since I re-publish them to this blog in full). Here are my posts and articles since March: A 21st-century system for a 21st-century firm: What to know about VoIP phone systems – ABA Journal Move to a paperless law firm
I often write articles and blog posts for other outlets and am going to post a round up here from time to time (but won’t include my weekly Daily Record articles in the round up since I re-publish them to this blog in full). Here are my posts and articles since March: A 21st-century system for a 21st-century firm: What to know about VoIP phone systems – ABA Journal Move to a paperless law firm
Here is a recent Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Today I came across a headline that I assumed at first glance was an Onion article or some other type of satire. It had to be. The ABA Journal headline stated something that I’ve always assumed was simply a given: “Prosecutors must maintain ethical conduct during misdemeanor plea deals, ABA ethics opinion says.” Note that what the headline…
Here is a recent Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Today I came across a headline that I assumed at first glance was an Onion article or some other type of satire. It had to be. The ABA Journal headline stated something that I’ve always assumed was simply a given: “Prosecutors must maintain ethical conduct during misdemeanor plea deals, ABA ethics opinion says.” Note that what the headline…
Here is a recent Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Every year around this time I begin to conduct research for the annual update to the Thomson Reuters criminal law treatise, “Criminal Law in New York,” that I co-author with Brighton Town Court Judge Karen Morris. During the course of my research I often discover cases that arise from interesting overlaps of technology and criminal law. This year…
Here is a recent Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Every year around this time I begin to conduct research for the annual update to the Thomson Reuters criminal law treatise, “Criminal Law in New York,” that I co-author with Brighton Town Court Judge Karen Morris. During the course of my research I often discover cases that arise from interesting overlaps of technology and criminal law. This year…
Here is a recent Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. *****   Now that most Americans own smartphones, privacy issues abound. Our devices collect a vast array of information about us. Some of this data is stored on our devices and some is shared with our service providers. As a result, one issue that has cropped up repeatedly is when and how law enforcement may access cell phone data.…
Here is a recent Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. *****   Now that most Americans own smartphones, privacy issues abound. Our devices collect a vast array of information about us. Some of this data is stored on our devices and some is shared with our service providers. As a result, one issue that has cropped up repeatedly is when and how law enforcement may access cell phone data.…
Here is a recent Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Lawyers and technology competency: Louisiana weighs in In 2019, lawyers have a duty to stay on top of changes in technology. This requirement first appeared in 2012 when the ABA amended the comments to Model Rule 1.1 to indicate that technology competence is a requirement for lawyers. Specifically, Comment 8 was amended to include the following: Maintaining CompetenceTo…