Using the iPad in legal practice 2015

Back in 2011, when iPads were still not a familiar sight in our courtrooms, I did a series of posts on using the iPad in legal practice.Since then, I've presented that information in various formats, and converted it into a PDF ideally suited for use on an iPad, with hyperlinks to recommended apps and websites.I …

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Security, encryption, and keeping confidences confidential

Why is security and encryption important? View image | gettyimages.com Technology has changed the way we access and store information, and the law is one of the industries where iPhones and iPads have become significant tools for day-to-day use. (One recent survey put the rates at 68% and 63% respectively for USA lawyers). One side effect of …

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Changes to the County Court Criminal Procedure Practice Note

These changes come in on Monday 21st January.The amended note (36 pages) can be found here. Even more helpfully, a Notice to Practitioners (kind of an EM for practice notes) has been made available here. Most changes are minor procedural tweaks. Perhaps the most significant change is the Criminal Registry's express prohibition on filings by …

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