Monday, November 22, 2010

How much "inner geek" does a lawyer need?

How much does a lawyer need to know about computer technology? An article today in Law.com's Legal Technology News about hash values as digital fingerprints suggests that while lawyers don't need to know as much as a computer-science wizard at MIT or Carnegie Mellon, they need to keep on top of technology issues that can significantly affect the practice of law -- in this instance, the impact of developments in creating "digital fingerprints" on the authentication of electronically stored information (ESI).

(cgw)

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/2010/11/how-much-inner-geek-does-a-lawyer-need.html

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