Lawyering in an Age of Smart Machines

Should law students know computer programming?  Yes, says Suffolk Law Professor Marc Lauritsen, if they want to thrive in the new legal landscape. Marc Lauritsen is a lawyer with a mission.  By the end of a decade, he wants every law school to offer at least one clinical course on electronic lawyering. He sees it

The Future of Law

Frederic S. Ury JD’77, a renowned Connecticut trial attorney, often speaks on the future of the legal profession before lawyer groups all over the country. A big part of his message is a summary – and a warning – about how technology is changing the profession, and how lawyers must adapt. He talks about digital

Student Innovator: Kim McGinn JD’14

Kimberly McGinn ’14 doesn’t plan to practice law in Nebraska. Nor does she intend to practice divorce law anywhere. But there are divorcing Nebraskan parents who will be helped by her work for years to come. That’s because, at the request of Nebraska Legal Aid, McGinn developed a user-friendly program that leads parents step-by-step in