Thursday June 13

June 13, 2024

DOI Event Data: The New Frontier in Measuring Scholarly Impact
10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
DOI Event Data: The New Frontier in Measuring Scholarly Impact
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DOI Event Data: The New Frontier in Measuring Scholarly Impact

Digital Object Identifiers, or DOIs, are persistent identifiers that, when assigned to a digital object, bind that object to a set of metadata that, among other things, gives information about the current location of the object on the web. Through this technology, DOIs provide stable access over time to digital objects, such as article PDFs. […]

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Harvard Case Access Project, Unchained
10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
Harvard Case Access Project, Unchained
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Harvard Case Access Project, Unchained

The Harvard Case Access Project is a collection of all American court reports from colonial times to the late 2010’s As of this year, it is publicly available for bulk download in high-quality HTML with high-quality metadata. So what should we do about it? What can we do with it? This session will talk about […]

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Preparing Law Students for AI-Powered Practice
10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
Preparing Law Students for AI-Powered Practice
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Preparing Law Students for AI-Powered Practice

The rapid advancement of generative AI tools is revolutionizing how legal work gets done. As these technologies become more embedded in law practice, it is critical that new attorneys understand AI’s capabilities, ethical implications, and strategic uses. Law librarians are well-positioned to design instruction that builds students’ AI literacy and ensures that they have the […]

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The Future of Legal Publication
10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
The Future of Legal Publication
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The Future of Legal Publication

In this session, we discuss current legal publications, and workshop the difficulties law libraries face in collection, access, and use of these materials. We then workshop solutions with the attendees before concluding with next steps.

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Curbing Your Enthusiasm – Balancing Support and Skepticism for Emerging Tech While Teaching
1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM
Curbing Your Enthusiasm – Balancing Support and Skepticism for Emerging Tech While Teaching
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Curbing Your Enthusiasm – Balancing Support and Skepticism for Emerging Tech While Teaching

The pace of emerging technology in law practice can make the Gartner hype cycle feel like a roller coasters ride. From e-discovery to e-signatures to legal analytics to blockchain to generative AI, the expectations of law practice have changed in some major and minor ways, and our job, directly and indirectly, are to prepare students […]

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Using Peer Assessments for Active Learning
1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM
Using Peer Assessments for Active Learning
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Using Peer Assessments for Active Learning

Peer assessment can enhance student engagement, result in better work product, and help students learn how to provide and receive construction criticism. During this session, we will explore external and LMS-integrated peer-review tools, such as FeedbackFruits and Peergrade, and how they can facilitate active learning in your courses. Did I mention peer assessments can also […]

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What the LII Learned From Hosting Their First Hackathon
1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM
What the LII Learned From Hosting Their First Hackathon
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What the LII Learned From Hosting Their First Hackathon

The Legal Information Institute hosted their first hackathon on Sunday March 24, 2024. This was a very small one-day hackathon with just over 20 students. The goal of this hackathon was to have small groups of diverse minds work together for one day to find a creative and accessible solution to the organization of the […]

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The Hybrid Classroom of the Future
1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM
The Hybrid Classroom of the Future
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The Hybrid Classroom of the Future

During COVID, many law schools rushed to adopt and implement technology to support hybrid instruction. As law schools now look to improve that technology, we are confronted with the question of what the hybrid classroom of the future will look like. In this session, we’ll discuss the technology originally installed at the University of Florida […]

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Leveraging AI in Classroom Design and Renovation
1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM
Leveraging AI in Classroom Design and Renovation
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Leveraging AI in Classroom Design and Renovation

The evolution of legal education demands environments that foster learning and embody the technological advancements shaping the legal field. This session proposes a new approach to classroom design and renovation using Artificial Intelligence (AI). We will explore the current state of AI technology, demonstrating its capability in classroom layouts, aesthetics, and functionalities to meet the […]

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Tech Tools and Pedagogical Strategies for Teaching English-Language Learners
2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM
Tech Tools and Pedagogical Strategies for Teaching English-Language Learners
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Tech Tools and Pedagogical Strategies for Teaching English-Language Learners

This session will cover some of the tech tools that can be used to assist English-language learners in a legal research classroom. These tools may include grammar checkers, legal writing assistants, and the use of generative artificial intelligence to improve legal writing. Additionally, I would like to cover some pedagogical strategies used to improve legal […]

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Rediscovering the Cognizant Brain through Generative AI
2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM
Rediscovering the Cognizant Brain through Generative AI
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Rediscovering the Cognizant Brain through Generative AI

There are unknowns in legal education that influence our ability to teach and assess students. One overarching unknown that would greatly benefit legal education if understood is a comprehensive understanding of the human brain, how it learns, and how it responds to positive and negative stimuli. Generative AI and large language models, like GPT-4, have […]

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AI and Blockchain aren’t friends (yet)
2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM
AI and Blockchain aren’t friends (yet)
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AI and Blockchain aren’t friends (yet)

This had to be a match made, well, if not in heaven, then somewhere. Why shouldn’t legal AI and blockchain work together, one with its flexibility and the other with its security, to create truly interesting next-gen legal tech tools? But the more I researched, the more it seemed like great ideas had been suggested, […]

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Setting Due Dates for Formative and Summative Assessments – What I learned experimenting this past year
2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM
Setting Due Dates for Formative and Summative Assessments – What I learned experimenting this past year
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Setting Due Dates for Formative and Summative Assessments – What I learned experimenting this past year

All of my courses, doctrinal and writing courses, incorporate both formative and summative assessments spread throughout the term. Setting and enforcing due dates and deadlines for any type of assessment poses various advantages and challenges. In this session I will share intended and unintended consequences of setting firm, lax and no deadlines for different types […]

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Who will we be teaching? What LSAC’s comprehensive data on incoming students reveals about the next generation of law students
2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM
Who will we be teaching? What LSAC’s comprehensive data on incoming students reveals about the next generation of law students
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Who will we be teaching? What LSAC’s comprehensive data on incoming students reveals about the next generation of law students

We often think we know our law students, but how well do we understand who is coming to us for legal education? An unknown of #legaled is often who are these learners, what motivates them, and how should we factor these things into our teaching? Legal education should be learner focused. discovering who is applying […]

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Navigating the Ethical Landscape of AI in Legal Education and Practice
4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM
Navigating the Ethical Landscape of AI in Legal Education and Practice
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Navigating the Ethical Landscape of AI in Legal Education and Practice

As artificial intelligence (AI) continues to advance and integrate into various aspects of our lives, including the legal domain, it is crucial to examine the ethical implications surrounding this technology. This presentation aims to provide a comprehensive overview of AI and its ethical considerations. The presentation will begin by discussing the different types of AI, […]

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Ethical Uses of ChatGPT in the Practice of Law to Save Time and Money
4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM
Ethical Uses of ChatGPT in the Practice of Law to Save Time and Money
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Ethical Uses of ChatGPT in the Practice of Law to Save Time and Money

ChatGPT can be a powerful and helpful tool in the practice of law if it is used in an ethical and responsible manner. This session will explore the implications, challenges, and ethical considerations that arise when employing Artificial Intelligence, and specifically ChatGPT, within the legal field. Participants will see how to use ChatGPT in a […]

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Uncharted Waters: Law School Perspectives on Generative AI Policy Making
4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM
Uncharted Waters: Law School Perspectives on Generative AI Policy Making
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Uncharted Waters: Law School Perspectives on Generative AI Policy Making

Dive into the complex and evolving landscape of Generative AI policy-making in the context of law schools. Explore the various philosophies and approaches influencing and underscoring choices being made nationally and adopted by law schools, as they navigate the uncharted waters of generative AI policy-making. Gain an understanding of the current challenges and opportunities presented […]

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A Quiet AI Revolution in Judicial Analytics
4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM
A Quiet AI Revolution in Judicial Analytics
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A Quiet AI Revolution in Judicial Analytics

American judges, particularly Federal District Court Judges, are possibly the most professionally well-documented people in the world. Every opinion, every motion, every three-minute hearing is meticulously recorded and provided for public dissemination via PACER. It is this massive dataset that has allowed for the development of modern analytics services like Lex Machina, Ravel Law, Westlaw […]

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This is the Way: ASU Law’s Trailblazing Journey in Innovation, Integration, and Inspiration with Salesforce.
4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM
This is the Way: ASU Law’s Trailblazing Journey in Innovation, Integration, and Inspiration with Salesforce.
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This is the Way: ASU Law’s Trailblazing Journey in Innovation, Integration, and Inspiration with Salesforce.

In this insightful session, we’ll explore The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law’s innovative transition to Salesforce, showcasing our successful implementation of Salesforce and Account Engagement (Pardot). This strategic initiative has transformed The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law’s approach to recruitment, email marketing, student support, advising, and engagement with prospects, applicants, enrolled students, and […]

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Keynote
9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM
Keynote
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