29
May

2018 New York Statewide Civil Legal Aid Technology Conference

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Join Just-Tech at the 2018 New York Statewide Civil Legal Aid Technology Conference! Convened by the NYS Permanent Commission on Access to Justice, with the assistance of NYSTech, this conference will bring together leaders and technologists from legal aid providers, private law firms, law schools, corporations and the Judiciary to promote collaborative, innovative and sustainable […]

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11
May

Security for a Civil Society

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The Ford Foundation recently partnered with The Engine Room to conduct research on the current state of digital security within the civil society community. The report is broken into three sections: The Contextual Nature of Security – which discusses “basic understandings of digital security, consider[s] political contexts, and take[s] a brief look at current and […]

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03
Nov

Westlaw: Blockchain 101

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Thomson Reuters (aka: Westlaw) has a introductory primer up on the increased use of blockchain technologies in both the financial and legal sectors. Blockchain 101 [Note: The article is partially pay-walled, so to read the full piece you will need a Westlaw login.]

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08
Sep

The Equifax Breach: What You Should Do

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The Equifax data breach affects some 143 million people, or, once you [hopefully] factor out children and people with supposedly no credit history to track, roughly 44% of the total population of the United States. Should you be alarmed? Yes. Absolutely. But what practical steps can you take now to protect yourself, or minimize the […]

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18
Aug

Google and ProPublica Team up to Build a National Hate Crime Database

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Techcrunch has posted an interesting article describing a new partnership between Google and public interest journalism website ProPublica to assemble a nationwide hate crimes index. The need for trustworthy facts on the details and frequency of hate crimes and other incidents born of prejudice has never been more urgent. At this point, there is simply […]

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27
Apr

2017 Equal Justice Conference

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Co-sponsored by the ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service and National Legal Aid & Defender Association, The Equal Justice Conference joins all components of the civil legal aid community to discuss and address issues related to the delivery of legal services to low-income individuals in need of legal assistance. When: May 4th-6th, 2017 Where: David […]

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24
Mar

2017 New York Statewide Civil Legal Aid Technology Conference

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Convened by the NYS Permanent Commission on Access to Justice, with the assistance of NYSTech, this conference will bring together leaders and technologists from legal aid providers, private law firms, law schools, corporations and the Judiciary to promote collaborative, innovative and sustainable technology in order to expand access to civil legal services.

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