Ernie the Attorney announces an upcoming webinar about running a paperless law office – and we think that’s a great idea!
More and more often, we’re hearing questions along the lines of “Can I use TurboLaw on my PocketPC?” And the answer to this question is “Yes, and No.”
TurboLaw’s own technology fanatic, Keith M. Survell, asks: “Who knows what secrets lurk in the hearts of documents?” If you use e-mail to send documents back and forth between clients and counsel, chances are that someone has read more information from your document than you intended â€“ maybe even a lot more.
It is very interesting to see how legal blogs are being cited in case opinions. I expect to see more and more blogs being cited in this way, especially as more and more
There is a very interesting discussion going on over at The Volokh Conspiracy regarding whether legal doctrines, when applied to machines or computers, should treat the machines/computers as people. “Daire and Smith are interesting cases, I think, because the outcome apparently hinges on how to apply legal doctrines designed for people in the case of automated machines.”
From Bruce Schneier’s blog and Boston.com:
Tax liens, mortgage papers, deeds, and other real estate-related documents are publicly available in on-line databases run by registries of deeds across the state. Itâ€™s easy to say â€œwe havenâ€™t seen any cases of fraud using our information,â€ because thereâ€™s rarely a way to tell where information comes from.
Ernie The Attorney has a very interesting and informative write-up on what all the hubbub is regarding e-discovery. If you’re not sure what e-discovery really is, and why it might be a “hot topic” these days, you should definitely read this article