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Archive: April 2020

Coping with COVID: Legal Services Organizations on the Front Lines

Posted on April 22, 2020

Legal aid agencies are being hit by a “triple whammy” as they work to continue to serve the legal needs of poor and underserved communities, according to the administrators of legal services agencies in some of the country’s largest and hardest hit cities. In the second episode of Coping with COVID — a video and Continue Reading »

Federal judges attend law and technology course at Duke University

Posted on June 4, 2019

Nearly 50 federal judges from across the country attended a survey course geared toward helping judges understand and anticipate the ways in which cutting-edge technologies are currently affecting — and likely to affect — the legal world. The program, “Law and Technology for Judges,” was co-hosted by the Bolch Judicial Institute and the Federal Judicial Continue Reading »

From Judicature: 10 Things Judges Should Know About AI

Posted on April 30, 2019

by Jeff Ward  The following article appeared in the Spring 2019 edition of Judicature. With recent and dramatic advances in the capacities of machine learning, we are now beginning to see artificial intelligence (AI) tools come into their own. This matters for our judiciary, not only because the courts are embedded in an increasingly AI-rich Continue Reading »

Rabiej, Waldron discuss court records access

Posted on March 29, 2019

John Rabiej, deputy director of the Bolch Judicial Institute, and Jim Waldron, director of EDRM, the e-discovery organization operated by the Bolch Judicial Institute, spoke at the Yale Law School Workshop on Court Records Access, which was sponsored jointly by Yale’s Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic (MFIA) and its Collaboration for Research Integrity and Continue Reading »

In the News: EDRM releases TAR Guidelines

Posted on February 14, 2019

EDRM releases guidelines to demystify technology-assisted review

Posted on February 14, 2019

The Bolch Judicial Institute’s e-discovery organization, EDRM, has released a comprehensive set of guidelines that aim to objectively define and explain technology-assisted review for members of the judiciary and the legal profession. The goal, editors say, is to provide a wide audience with an authoritative and clear understanding of the reasons to use technology-assisted review, Continue Reading »

Lawyers should reclaim role as community caretakers in addressing access-to-justice gap, Levi argues in new publication

Posted on January 7, 2019

David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke Law School, is among several leaders of the legal profession to contribute to the new Winter 2019 “Access to Justice” edition of Dædalus, the Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. This edition of the journal is a multidisciplinary examination of the Continue Reading »