Digital lawyering : technology and legal practice in the 21st century / Emma Jones, Francine Ryan, Ann Thanaraj, Terry Wong
- Jones, Emma (Law teacher)
- Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2021.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource
- Additional Creators:
- Ryan, Francine, Thanaraj, Ann, and Wong, Terry (Writer of Digital lawyering)
- Taylor & Francis: ezaccess.libraries.psu.edu
- Introduction : defining digital lawyering -- The 21st century legal professional -- A guide to technology -- Delivering legal services without lawyers -- The use and practice of social media -- Big data and analytics -- Using artificial intelligence to enhance and augment the delivery of legal services -- Digital evidence and its admissibility in the courtroom -- Online justice -- Blockchain -- Digital lawyering skills -- The changing legal profession -- Professional identity and the digital lawyer -- Conclusion : shaping the future of digital lawyering.
- "In today's rapidly changing legal landscape, becoming a digital lawyer is vital to success within the legal profession. This textbook provides an accessible and thorough introduction to digital lawyering, present and future, and a toolkit for gaining the key attributes and skills required to utilise technology within legal practice effectively. Digital technologies have already begun a radical transformation of the legal profession and the justice system. Digital Lawyering introduces students to all key topics, from the role of blockchain to the use of digital evidence in courtrooms, supported by contemporary case studies and integrated, interactive activities. The book considers specific forms of technology, such as Big Data, analytics and Artificial Intelligence, but also broader issues including regulation, privacy and ethics. It encourages students to explore the impact of digital lawyering upon professional identity, and to consider the emerging skills and competencies employers now require. Using this textbook will allow students to identify, discuss and reflect on emerging issues and trends within digital lawyering in a critical and informed manner, drawing on both its theoretical basis and accounts of its use in legal practice. Digital Lawyering is ideal for use as a main textbook on modules focused on technology and law, and as a supplementary textbook on modules covering lawyering and legal skills more generally"--
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