Editorial

Y2K: Myths v Reality

Ron McQuaker, CEng FBCS FAE ACIArb QDR, is a director of Exxel Consultants Limited, is a Past President (1996/7) of the British Computer Society and is currently chairman of its Legal Affairs Committee. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of

article

Data Protection and the Internet

Christopher Millard is a Partner in the Media, Computer and Communications Group at Clifford Chance and a Senior Visiting Fellow of QMW University of London.

article

What sort of courts do we want? When do we want them?

“Bounds should be set/To ingenuity for being so cruel/In bringing change unheralded on the unready” (Robert Frost). Sian Warren and Paul Motion reflect on the civil courts in Scotland, the bringing of change and the effect on the unready.

article

Beyond Clementi

Extensive research being carried out by Practical Solutions on behalf of the LSSA has examined a number of aspects of the use of legal IT but its main focus has been on wider issues. Allan Carton shares some of the first impressions and examines the potential impact of the new business structures that will probably soon become possible for delivering legal services – the “Alternative Business Structure” or “ABS”. The results of the research are being presented and discussed in early February at “The Future of Legal Practice” conference.

article

The Future of IT in Law

The advent of new technology such as digital TV and Personal Communication Devices (PCDs) will change the way law is practised around the world. In the short term, the delivery of current legal services to the end-user will be significantl

article

The Law on Your Refrigerator

Ivan Darby is Electronic Publishing Director for Butterworths, responsible for Butterworths’ and Tolley's electronic products.

article

The Courtroom of the Present: Courtroom 21 Project

The title of this article reflects not only a difference from that written by Richard Chapman in the last issue, called `Courtroom of the Future', but also the fact that legal life in the USA is somewhat different from ours here, as

article

From the Editor’s Chair

This issue is the first to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Society for Computers and Law.

article

It's the Clients, Stupid!

Charles Christian is a former practising barrister and former SCL council member. He is the publisher of the Legal Technology Insider newsletter and his latest book Legal Practice in the Digital Age was published in November.

article

Please wait...