Why the 'Vibe' of the Constitution Won't Help You. - Adrian Cartland This week, Australia faces a rash of individuals fighting for the "freedoms" using internet lawyering. In our first article this week, Adrian covers why internet lawyering doesn't help. Summary...
Prediction: Sustaining, Disruptive and Revolutionary Innovation- Sean HockingAs COVID forces disruption upon the world there is an opportunity for extensive positive change including in the law. Courts that have resisted online document submission and video...
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The practice of law changed almost overnight in March, with in-person meetings, court hearings and work environments being replaced with online technology. What has changed with the pandemic is not working from home – because we know this is only to be short lived – it is working digitally.
When we talk about machine learning and artificial intelligence of the law, what we’re doing is talking about collecting the raw materials,
Our contracts and the law surrounding them do not account for systemic risk. I believe that the common law has done a good job of balancing risks between parties (or rather a not-terrible job: it is difficult to determine whether law is truly good, merely whether there could be worse). Parties are generally held to their obligations, and there are limited situation that they can get out of them such as misrepresentation, fraud, implied terms, unconscionability, duress, frustration and undue influence to name a few.
Last week I was reading Yet Another End of Billable-hour Story “YAE-BS” and decided the time is ripe for change in the legal industry: we need to see the end of YAE-BS.
Fair Work Australia has just ruled that law clerks must be paid overtime when they are working above full time. Some commentators have decried the end of a rite of passage and induction into a particular culture. Others have wondered if this will impact upon law graduate’s job opportunities. And others have celebrated the end to overwork and underpay.
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