Saturday, November 24, 2018

"You Think Legal Education Can't Change? 8 Innovative Ideas from Law Schools"

Among the innovations pioneered by the law schools profiled in this Legal Tech News piece are the development by Cornell students of legal aid apps, Harvard's Caselaw Access Project and BYU's student-led initiative to reduce tenant evictions. Read about these innovations and others here at

You Think Legal Education Can’t Change? 8 Innovative Ideas from Law Schools


Who said the law curriculum can’t be innovative?


Over the past several years, a number of law schools have answered the call to become more technology-savvy and forward-thinking, introducing topics like data security, e-discovery, and even the blockchain and artificial intelligence into their class offerings. This new focus extends outside the immediate classroom as well, with law schools looking to hold events like hackathons and change the nature of legal research, access to justice and more.


The fall semester of 2018 has been no different. Here’s a selection of a few ways we around the network have found law schools to be innovative in the past few months. And there are surely more initiatives happening both this semester and in the future to teach the next generation of lawyers that the law need not be stagnant.


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