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From Access To Accessibility – Practical Guidance For Navigating Common Law Content (Vendor Showcase)


Tuesday, March 12, 2019 (11am - 12pm US/Central)
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DESCRIPTION


Until very recently, access to primary authorities online has been less than comprehensive. Today, we have the ability to access millions of authorities from a single website. However, these are more documents than any human could process in a lifetime. How do we process this volume of data across jurisdictions to locate the information we need? Furthermore, how will this change over the next few years, and what will the future of legal research look like?

This webinar will examine recent transformation in the dissemination of legal content and discuss what this means for users in practical terms.

Attendees will learn:

• changes to the traditional publishing model
• how emerging technologies are solving the problems of content overload
• how to make use of intelligent tools to conduct comprehensive yet efficient legal research
• The role of AI - specifically machine learning - in organizing legal information
• how technology can support the careers of our future lawyers

PANELIST INFORMATION


Speaker:

Robin Chesterman
Head of Product
Justis Publishing

Robin is Head of Product at Justis, having studied law at Bristol University, graduating in 2005. He joined Justis in 2009 as a software engineer, and in 2015 he became Head of Product. Robin has worked extensively on the software platforms that are used to access Justis’ legal research database and has played a key part in developing some of the important features of our services today. He built one of the first ever data visualization tools, which exists in JustisOne as the Precedent Map, offering a clear visual representation of the relationship between cases. More recently, Robin has worked on the mining of case law to automatically identify influential passages in judgments.

Moderator:

Aidan Hawes
Head of Commercial Development
Justis Publishing

Registration Fees:

These fees are available through 03/06/2019
Name Price Available To
Member $0.00   Current AALL Members
Non-Member $60.00   Non-members
Member - Site Registration $125.00   Individual
Honorary
Retired
Student
NNon-Member - Site Registration $150.00   NonMember


Cancellation and Other Policies:

Cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing and emailed to csmith@aall.org by the registration deadline. No refunds will be given after the registration deadline. Refunds will not be given for no-shows.