As much as I advocate for the use of cloud software by law firms, sometimes lawyers can develop an over reliance on such tools.
License plate readers expose tension between public safety, privacy
Monroe County is installing six cameras at select intersections to take photos of the license plates of every vehicle that travels through. Several Indiana communities have announced they will be installing automatic license plate reading cameras, which has raised debates over public safety and privacy issues.Read More
Automation, artificial intelligence touted as helping, not replacing, lawyers
Attorneys are embracing technology to be more efficient and responsive to client needs. However, for all the advancements being introduced into the legal profession, particularly in the areas of automation and artificial intelligence, workloads are not getting lighter and jobs are not being eliminated.Read More
Moving on: Law firms follow through with office renovations despite new hybrid schedules
As employees trickle back into offices that have stood nearly skeletal for more than a year, many are left to wonder what work will look like in a post-pandemic society. Meanwhile, several Indiana law firms have followed through with plans to transition into new buildings — plans already set in motion before COVID-19 was a common term.Read More
‘Ordered freedom’: AG Rokita sets agenda focused on ‘liberty’
Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita recently sat down with Indiana Lawyer to answer questions about his first 100 days in office and his agenda for the next four years.Read More
An overturned conviction in Missouri is raising new questions about video testimony in criminal court cases nationwide, and the ruling could have ripple effects through a justice system increasingly reliant on remote technology as it struggles with a backlog of cases during the coronavirus pandemic.
For a legal professional, the ability to turn talk into text is a great feature. These days, your iPhone can do most of that process for you thanks to the Drafts and Voice Memo apps.
Swifter justice: AI management software for public defenders tackles media evidence faster, more efficiently
JusticeText, a cloud-based platform, is an artificial intelligence tool that pinpoints specific words or phrases from data revealed in body camera footage and recorded jail calls, eliminating the need for defense attorneys to sit for hours plucking through evidence.
The built-in Notes app on the iPhone is one of the most underutilized tools, often because people are unaware of its capabilities.
Attorneys were reminded about the dangers of allowing comfort and convenience exacerbated by the pandemic to bleed into professionalism during the 30th annual Dentons Legislative Conference on Wednesday in Indianapolis.
Virtual hearings have been touted as providing easier access to the courts for low-income and self-represented litigants. But in a recent study, The Pew Charitable Trusts concluded the online judicial system is still designed for lawyers, and those parties without attorneys continue to be at a disadvantage.
Supply chain issues are forcing Marion County courts to delay their move to the new Community Justice Campus until mid-February, according to an updated timeline of the relocation process.
Artificial intelligence offers great potential to positively affect virtually all areas of our lives. There is, however, significant potential for abuse and harm resulting from irresponsible use of AI. These warnings have led to a growing body of regulation around AI, which seems likely to increase as this technology develops.
Here’s how to set up Apple Focus modes that can help avoid that situation.
Through 10 new High Tech Crime Units being established around the state, Indiana’s prosecutors say they will be getting much-needed help with the processing of digital evidence.
A year-and-a-half into the coronavirus pandemic, courts across the U.S. are still grappling with how to balance public health concerns with the constitutional rights of a defendant and the public to have an open trial.
Apple recently released its newest mobile hardware (iPhones and iPads) and software (iOS 15 and iPadOS). iPhones are at version 13 in both base and Pro models. The “new” iPads include a new base model and mini model. There’s also a new Apple Watch.
House Enrolled Act 1255 (P.L. 185-2021) added new signing methods for wills, effective April 29, with no “sunset” date and no dependence on any current or future public health emergency.
COA affirms Bloomington woman committed computer trespassing after accessing ex’s Snapchat, posting nude photos
A Bloomington woman who took her ex-boyfriend’s Snapchat password from his computer without permission and posted nude images sent to him by another woman committed computer trespassing, the Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed Thursday.
Through pro se eyes: IU Maurer-led study looks at impact of virtual hearings on self-represented litigants
Indiana University Maurer School of Law professor is leading a study that takes a closer look at how the technology that made virtual hearings possible is helping — and hindering — pro se parties.
One of the big questions on the minds of lawyers, judges and mediators everywhere, not just in Indiana, is what mediation is going to look like “post-COVID.” We interviewed some of Indiana’s most prolific mediators regarding this issue.
Apple has agreed to let developers of iPhone apps email their users about cheaper ways to pay for digital subscriptions and media by circumventing a commission system that generates billions of dollars annually for the iPhone maker.
Congress provided hundreds of millions of dollars to shore up the nation’s election system against cyberattacks and other threats, but roughly two-thirds of the money remained unspent just weeks before last year’s presidential election.