In this edition of the Priori Digest, a weekly look at what’s happening in law and technology, we look at a piece by Richard Susskind arguing the case for online courts, a bill passed by the Australian parliament with implications for global privacy and whether it is possible to receive a fair trial in the age of true-crime podcasts like Serial and Teacher’s Pet. To get the digest straight to your inbox, sign up here. Enjoy!
The future of justice
- Cold case justice -- Is it possible to get a fair trial in the age of true-crime podcasts?
- Legal technology thought-leader and friend of Priori, Richard Susskind, makes the case for online courts
- A bill recently passed by the Australian parliament is a world first, with potentially significant ramifications for global privacy. It lets law enforcement bodies require companies to hand over user information, even if it’s end-to-end encrypted
- The spread of autonomous vehicle technology contains some exciting opportunities for lawyers
- How to configure your iPhone to work for you, not against you
What surprises us
- A student in Taiwan has been charged with theft for stealing a yogurt drink from her roommate.
- A teacher charged with child cruelty and battery after she allegedly forced a haircut on one of her students has pleaded not guilty
The weekly lawyer cartoon
By the numbers
- 70: The percentage of General Counsel in the U.S. with previous in-house experience
- 102: The difference in USD between the average hourly rate for lawyers in New York City ($368) compared with the average hourly rate for Priori lawyers in New York City ($266)
- 26: The average number of times children under 18 post on social media per day