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New York bans the use of facial recognition technology in schools

JURIST

Commissioner of Education of the State of New York Betty Rosa banned the use of facial recognition technology (FRT) in New York schools on Wednesday after a state report found that student privacy risks outweighed the potential security benefits. The order mandates that schools are not allowed to purchase or utilize FRT.

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Why ‘Humanizing’ Technology Will Empower Legal Teams

Above The Law

Empathy, communication, and continuous improvement are keys to successful technology use. The post Why ‘Humanizing’ Technology Will Empower Legal Teams appeared first on Above the Law.

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Litigation Technology Tips for Paralegals

Paralegal Bootcamp

Technology is an integral part of any business, including law firms and legal departments. Even if you don’t work at a firm specializing in technology, you will still use computers and software daily. However, litigation technology can be tricky to understand. Technology can help you as a litigation paralegal in many ways.

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UN concerned about human rights violations committed through use of counter-terrorism technologies

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The UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in Counter-Terrorism, Fionnuala Aoláin, Tuesday expressed concern that digital technologies used to combat terrorism contribute to human rights violations around the world. She urged the implementation of practical solutions.

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Buyer's Guide: Evaluating and Selecting the Best CLM Solution for Your Organization

However, by getting the right people involved, prioritizing your business needs, and testing your technology options, you can make it easier. Evaluating and selecting the right contract lifecycle management (CLM) platform can be complicated.

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10 WFH Paralegal Technology Tools

Paralegal Bootcamp

Technology becomes an ally for many of us who are confronted with these challenges. The following paralegal technology tools, apps, and websites can permit a smoother transition to hybrid work and online environments while at the same time, sustaining the flow and social integration that are so necessary for legal professionals.

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UK technology secretary supports controversial online safety bill despite privacy concerns

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UK Secretary of State for Technology, Michelle Donelan MP, told the BBC on Thursday that she was still supported part of the Online Safety Bill that would require social media apps to access private messaging features. The state goal of these provision is to protect children and vulnerable people from harmful online content.

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Transforming eDiscovery: Document Summarization, Sentiment Analysis, And Chatbots Take Center Stage

These technologies not only expedite the review process but also empower legal teams with deeper insights into the emotional context and key information within electronic documents.

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Process Serving Made Easy: Serve in All 50 States Using One Platform

Speaker: PROOF

PROOF’s technology provides users with complete transparency from start to finish. PROOF has revolutionized service of process. Using our online platform, create serve requests nationwide and receive live updates with mapped verification of each attempt.

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Recipe for a Failed CLM Implementation

Selecting and implementing CLM technology can be daunting, leading to underutilization or abandonment. Factors like provider differentiation, inadequate planning, and lack of user training contribute to these failures.

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Buyer's Guide: Evaluating and Selecting the Best CLM Solution for Your Organization

However, by getting the right people involved, prioritizing your business needs, and testing your technology options, you can make it easier. Evaluating and selecting the right contract lifecycle management (CLM) platform can be complicated.

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3 Ways to Protect Your Clients’ Personal Information

How to leverage technology to protect your customers’ private information. Download this guide “Secure Document Collection: 3 Ways to Protect Your Clients’ Personal Information” to learn: Which types of information are considered personally identifiable. The value of the personally identifiable information (PII) you collect.

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Streamlining Your Success: How to Efficiently Scale Your Paralegal Career

Speaker: Jacqueline R. Jackson, J.D. - Litigation Paralegal at Morgan & Morgan

Join Jacqueline Jackson, JD, experienced litigation paralegal and impending lawyer, for an illuminating discussion on: Workflow efficiency Positioning yourself as your supervising attorney’s partner Becoming a marketable, one-person business in the legal industry Leveraging technology to become indispensable The Importance of continued education March (..)

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Getting Automated: An End-to-End Guide to Law Firm Automation

From fears that technology would eliminate human jobs to concerns about keeping client privacy, lawyers were right to ask a few questions before jumping into the deep end. Save time and become more efficient and productive. The legal tech industry faced its fair share of hesitancy and distrust at first.

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A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee Alcohol Use Disorder and Substance Use Disorder (AUD and SUD) concerns before they escalate.