in the 21st Century
Science and Technology in the Courts
to the Intellectual Property in the 21st Century Webography index
Bar Association: Section of Intellectual Property Law
American Bar Association: Section of Science & Technology Law
pages for the two Sections of ABA dealing with IP law and science &
technology. Pages include purchasing information for publications, discussion
lists, and listings of related sites of interest.
Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
the offerings on this website include information on meetings and activities,
committee information such as reports, a listing of IP legislation and
AIPLA legislative activities in the 105th-present Congresses, "comments"
to government agencies regarding Federal Register notices, amicus briefs,
and selected publications in full text.
Institute for Science, Health & the Courts (EINSHAC)
educates judges and other court personnel to assist in the adjudication
of cases where science and technology issues may arise, particularly
those related to genetics and biotechnology. EINSHAC accomplishes its
mission via publications, seminars, conferences and other educational
tools. The board of directors includes attorneys, judges, and science
in the Courtroom
the Human Genome Project Information website, this page discusses the
judicial education mission of the Human Genome Program's Ethical, Legal,
and Social Issues Program. Links to full text articles on genomics and
the courts are provided.
and Justice: The Growing Impact of the New Genetics on the Courts
contents of the symposium issue Genes and Justice (Judicature
J., Nov./Dec. 1999), in HTML format.
Academy of Science: Science, Technology, and Law Program
established in 1999 by the National Academy of Science to explore issues
related to the intersection of law with science and technology. This
program has gathered a panel of experts from the scientific, legal,
government, and academic communities to discuss the issues and to offer
workshops on topics of interest such as a workshop of scientific evidence.
The proceedings of the workshops are available on this site.
Center for State Courts: Science, Technology and the Law Resource Center
of resources for judges and other court personnel on science and technology
issues. Well organized and extensively annotated with links to full-text
sources of documents. Resources for judges includes reference works,
links to related websites, local resources on science & technology,
and continuing education resources. The science and technology "bookshelf"
has links to basic science resources, information about science and
technology in different types of cases, resources on courtroom technology
and on specific science topics. Finally, the "stay informed"
section provides current awareness resources such as recent articles
and information about mailing lists and listservs.
Science & Technology Institute: Science & Technology Resources
primarily for scientists, this site organizes links to government, academic,
and business groups relating to science and technology. The mission
of the State Science & Technology Institute is to provide a central
resource for information, education, and research relating to science
and technology and to bring together such resources at the state and
federal levels as well as non-governmental bodies.