Month: September 2012

  • SOPA The False Ideals of the Web – op ed piece by Jaron Lanier “The proposed Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA, which is being considered in the House while the Senate looks at a similar bill, is deemed the worst thing ever. Popular sites like Wikipedia staged a blackout on Wednesday to protest the […]

  • Changes to the Justice System – the Impact of Technology

    I am a member of the eLawyering Task Force of the American Bar Association’s Law Practice Management Section (LPM).   LPM is one of the ABA’s sections which houses thousands of lawyers who pay attention to the business of being a lawyer.  Recently, there has been a lot of comment on the email threads from task […]

  • Should There Be a Global License to Practice Law?

    The American Bar Association plays a key role in setting a policy framework that States look to when regulating the conduct of lawyers.  The current Ethics commission debates have reached an impasse on the topic of virtual practice.  See  20120619_draft_release_for_comment_rule_5_5_comment_4_virtual_practice . But as any tax lawyer or any international business lawyer will tell you,  jurisdictional boundaries for the […]